Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

Women in Academia Report regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of WIAReport.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Black Women Filmmakers and Black Love on Screen
by Brandale N. Mills

Convent Life in Colonial Mexico:
A Tale of Two Communities

by Stephanie Kirk
(University Press of Florida)

Disruptive Power:
Catholic Women, Miracles, and Politics in Modern Germany, 1918-1965

by Michael E. O’Sullivan
(University of Toronto Press)

Female Railway Workers in World War II
by Susan Major
(Pen and Sword Transport)

Jim Crow Capital:
Women and Black Freedom Struggles in Washington, D.C., 1920–1945

by Mary-Elizabeth B. Murphy
(University of North Carolina Press)

Women and Sports in the United States:
A Documentary Reader

edited by Jaime Schultz et al.
(Dartmouth College Press)

Women of Substance in Homeric Epic:
Objects, Gender, Agency

by Lilah Grace Canevaro
(Oxford University Press)

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